Tag Archive: poetry

Nov 02

Discipline in Antiphonal Iambic Tetrameter

The selfish and disrespectful behavior of my kids (especially Thing 1) – such as taking toys that other people were using, doing something mean because they think it’s funny, or breaking rules because they’re inconvenient – has thus far been resistant to correction. We needed to try something different. Necessity, as the saying goes, is … Continue reading »

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Jul 19

My First ESV Review: Psalm 51

I haven’t received my free ESV Bible yet, but I thought I’d get the review ball rolling anyhow. I’ll start off with something easy – Psalm 51. It’s my favorite psalm and may even be my favorite bit of Scripture. I’ll review the lexical and grammatical choices made in translating this chapter. Below is the …

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May 30

The Signs of the Times

"They fail to read clearly the signs of the times who do not see that the hour is coming when, under the searching eye of philosophy and the terrible analysis of science, the letter and the outward evidence will not altogether avail us; when the surest dependence must be upon the Light of Christ within…." …

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May 07

Hatred

A conversation with an individual whose privacy I will respect has inspired me to post a poem I wrote about 10 years ago. I was either a senior in high school or a freshman in college. It's not likely to be confused with the works of Robert Service, but I've written worse. No No! No, …

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Dec 21

Death: The Final Frontier

Night Fright Covered by a blanket And the darkness of the night I weep from the terror And the Reaper in my sight As I attempt to slumber The thoughts begin to creep Into my world of logic Bringing horrors, dark and deep My body starts tremble As my heart begins to pound Soon I …

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